Lara Traum is a lawyer and mediator with The Law Firm and Mediation Practice of Alla Roytberg, P.C., offering assistance in prenuptial, postnuptial, matrimonial, real estate, and trust and estate matters. Lara is licensed to practice in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. She is fluent in Russian.
Lara received her Juris Doctorate from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, cum laude, with a Concentration in Family and Matrimonial Law and a Jacob Burns Medal for Scholastic Achievement. She received a Bachelor of Arts from New York University. In law school, Lara was the Editor-in-Chief of the Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution. She won first place at national and international Cyberweek eMediation competitions, as well as second place in the Northeast Regional ABA Representation in Mediation Competition.
Lara is a member of the New York State Council on Divorce Mediation, the New York State Bar Association's Committee on Families and the Law, the Queens County Bar Association's Solo and Small Law Firm Committee, and the New Jersey State Bar Association's Young Lawyer's Division. She is a past member of the New York City Bar Association's Alternative Dispute Resolution and Children and the Law Committees, as well as the Family and Divorce Mediation Council of Greater New York. Lara is also on the Board of Directors of the Townsend Harris High School Alumni Association, and was previously on the Board of Directors of COJECO (Council of Jewish Emigre Community Organizations).
Lara’s writing on mediation and family law has appeared in numerous publications, including the Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution and the Family Court Review. Lara's writing on mediation and family law has appeared in numerous publications, including the Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution and the Family Court Review. Noted publications include:
Before pursuing her mediation career, Lara worked with the Zamir Choral Foundation. In addition to conducting a HaZamir chapter, Lara sang as a soprano and soloist with the Zamir Chorale, performing in venues such as Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center.
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.